Jim Furyk takes three-shot lead at Canadian Open
Published on Jul 27, 2014 9:11 AM
MONTREAL (AFP) - Jim Furyk closed in on a third Canadian Open crown on Saturday, firing a five-under 65 for a three-shot, third-round lead in the US PGA Tour event.
Furyk had five birdies and no bogeys on the par-70 Royal Montreal Golf Club's Blue Course for a 54-hole total of 15-under par 195.
He was three strokes clear of South African Tim Clark, who played his way into contention on 198 with a six-under 64 that included four birdies and an eagle two at the par-four second hole.
After two pars to start his round, Furyk landed his approach at the third within three feet and tapped in for birdie.
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